October 09, 2015 - 12:20 GMT
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the group's advances in Aleppo were one of the largest in months.
October 09, 2015 - 09:00 GMT
The Cairo-based Arab League said both Western and Russian intervention in Syria would not help resolve the Syrian war.
October 09, 2015 - 07:22 GMT
Don't let the rankings fool you.
October 09, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
A CNN report said at least four cruise missiles fired by Russian warships in the Caspian Sea had accidentally landed in Iran.
October 08, 2015 - 19:09 GMT
The Kingdom of Jordan has awarded Raytheon an $18.6 million contract to expand its border security work on the country's border with Syria.
October 08, 2015 - 17:42 GMT
Note: this is not an Onion story.
October 08, 2015 - 13:10 GMT
Fancied Japan will be under pressure when it takes on Group E leader Syria in the 2018 FIFA World Cup and AFC Asian Cup 2019 joint qualifiers at the Seeb Sports Stadium on Thursday. The match kicks off at 5pm.
October 08, 2015 - 12:31 GMT
State Department spokesman John Kirby told reporters Russia's actions in Syria were "largely reactive" and that Russian airplanes were mostly striking Syrian opposition targets not affiliated with the Daesh group.
October 08, 2015 - 10:50 GMT
French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel made a historic speech on the need for Europe to unite over the Syrian refugee crisis.
October 08, 2015 - 10:03 GMT
Russian jets have a long history of airspace violations, including a recent incident in Turkish territory as well as a near collision with two US jets.